Reference Librarian, Part-time, Temporary, North Carolina Wesleyan College, Pearsall Library, Rocky Mount, NC

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NCWC seeks an enthusiastic, service-oriented professional librarian to work part-time, as part of a team providing reference service and instruction for Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff.  The Part-time Reference Librarian will work about 20 hours per week for the fall semester as part of a team providing reference service and instruction for all campuses.  This librarian helps provide outreach services for students and faculty in online and off-campus courses and collaborates with others to provide effective reference service and instruction in information literacy for all students.  This librarian helps to develop library collections and create effective instructional guides and tutorials.  The schedule includes night and weekend hours.

SALARY:

Competitive hourly rate

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:  Master’s degree in library or information science.  Knowledge of reference resources and techniques.  Experience teaching general and specialized bibliographic instruction using techniques for all learning styles.  Knowledge of computers including knowledge of the full Microsoft Office Suite.  Comprehensive knowledge of reference sources and online searching.
A strong commitment to public service and the provision of exceptional service. Excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent teaching/presentation skills.  The ability to communicate, cooperate, and collaborate with others to achieve common goals.  The ability to work in a team approach to the provision of reference/information services and to work independently with little supervision.  Patience and flexibility in handling people, technology, and problems.  Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills.
This librarian will work a flexible schedule; approximately 20 hours per week, including evenings and weekends, from mid-August until May when school is in session.

DUTIES:

• Provides general and specialized reference service and point-of-service bibliographic instruction to NC Wesleyan’s community of scholars in person, by telephone, by e-mail, and online, and participates with other librarians to provide virtual reference statewide through NCKnows. Assists patrons with use of print, media, and electronic resources and with a wide range of computer applications. Collaborates with other librarians to develop effective reference services.
• Assists other librarians to implement effective programs of instruction in information literacy.  This librarian develops and presents workshops and other instruction sessions to teach patrons to recognize information needs, and to find, retrieve, critically analyze, and use information ethically. This librarian creates instructional guides and tutorials, both print and online, to support the information needs of the North Carolina Wesleyan College community.
• Assists in collection development and in teaching faculty about library resources and services and how to use them.
• Participates in staffing Pearsall Library during evening and weekend hours and performs other duties as assigned by the Director of the Library.

AVAILABLE:

September 10, 2014

APPLY BY:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.  Women and minority candidates are strongly urged to apply.

TO APPLY:

Email a letter of application, resume, and contact information for three professional references to:
Katherine R. Winslow
North Carolina Wesleyan College
3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd.
Rocky Mount, NC  27804
kwinslow@ncwc.edu
An equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Kathy Winslow, Director of the Library
kwinslow@ncwc.edu
252-985-5134

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Teen Librarian, Durham County Library Stanford L. Warren Branch, Durham, NC

NOTE:

Durham is a colorful, creative and entrepreneurial community that continuously earns accolades as one of the best places in the world to visit, live and do business. With nationally acclaimed restaurants, shopping, historical sites, and myriad other things to do, Durham is the place where great things happen.

SALARY:

$ 36,000 – $ 64,800

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Knowledge of current library practices
• Ability to effectively use library technology and electronic resources, such as NC LIVE
• Excellent customer service skills
• Ability to work well with people of all ages
• Ability to speak Spanish, a plus

This position requires a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited library school. One year of professional experience in a public library desired.

DUTIES:

Organize and implement age-specific programs and promote library activities in the community. Work will all age groups at the public service desk providing reference assistance, readers’ advisory services, computer and internet research assistance, and programming services to library customers. Provide excellent customer service in a team-based environment. The individual in this position will work with independence under the supervision of the Stanford L. Warren Branch Library Manager. Although the position is based at the Warren Branch Library, work at other locations is required on a scheduled weekend rotation and sometimes on an “as-needed” basis.

APPLY BY:

Friday, September 5, 2014

TO APPLY:

Please visit durhamcountylibrary.org/about/employment to view the full job announcement and to complete the required application for employment.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The mission of Durham County Library is to encourage Discovery, connect the Community and lead in Literacy. For additional information about Durham County Library, visit durhamcountylibrary.org.

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Library Assistant Access Services, NCCU Law Library, Durham, NC

NOTE:

Shift regularly includes evenings and weekends; Varies by academic calendar; No weekends during summer months.

SALARY:

$22,332 – $30,555

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or equivalency and six months library, bookstore or office experience; or one year library, bookstore, or office experience. The successful candidate must possess: Knowledge of library circulation systems; knowledge of Library of Congress classification system; knowledge of legal resources and research; knowledge of monitoring/directing student workers; ability to produce market materials, signs, and/or other communications; ability to work with the public in a professional manner and experience providing customer service; ability to communicate effectively in oral and written communication; ability to interpret library, Law School, and University policies and procedures; ability to multi-task; ability to prioritize work tasks with minimal supervision; ability to learn and apply new technologies; ability to shelve and file library materials accurately; ability to lift 20 lbs., push/pull a loaded book truck, stoop and bend, climb a ladder/stool to retrieve materials from 8 ft. shelving, shift large portions of the library collection, and read spine labels at varying heights.

DUTIES:

The primary duties for this position are staffing the circulation desk, answering questions, interpreting library and law school policies, circulating materials using an automated circulation system, maintaining course reserves, answering the phone, and providing professional customer service to all library patrons; this position will also be responsible for stacks maintenance, including shelving, shifting, and shelf-reading library materials; the position will assist filing loose-leaf updates, microfiche, newsletters and advance notices; records data related to library usage and collection maintenance tasks and compiles and submits a monthly report; assists in monitoring the library to ensure that patrons comply with library and law school policies and closes/opens the library at designated times; assists monitoring and directing student workers.

AVAILABLE:

ASAP

APPLY BY:

September 9, 2014

TO APPLY:

https://jobs.nccu.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1409231508491

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Librarian (Technical Services Manager), Cabarrus County Public Library, Concord, NC

NOTE:

Hours of Work: Two week rotation: 1st week-8:00 AM-7:00 PM, M-TH; 2nd week-8:00 AM-5:00 PM, Saturday & 8:30 AM-5:30 PM, M-TH

SALARY:

Hiring Range:  $41,909.47-$48,502.00 annually

QUALIFICATIONS:

Requires graduation from an ALA accredited library school with MLIS and some experience in professional library work.

DUTIES:

Responsible for overseeing the Technical Services department; responsible for supervising, training, and evaluating staff; acquires, catalogs, and processes all library materials according to national standards and library policies; responsible for original cataloging of any materials for which no records are available; provides general library services at circulation desk.

APPLY BY:

Open Until Filled

TO APPLY:

https://jobs.cabarruscounty.us/MSS/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Contact Lynn Sack – llsack@cabarruscounty.us

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Reference and Instruction Librarian, Wingate University, Wingate, NC

NOTE:

Classification: Full-time, 12-Month Administrative Staff,
Reports To: Director of the Library
Supervises: Library Student Assistants
Function of Position: Reference Service, Library Instruction, and Other Library Assignments

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Qualifications:
 ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science
 Experience delivering Library Instruction (academic setting preferred)
 Extreme proficiency in LibGuides
 Experience with Integrated Library Systems (Voyager preferred)
 Managerial abilities, analytical skills, flexibility, and creativity in problem solving
 Demonstrated skill in written and oral communications
 Familiarity with Microsoft Office including Publisher
 Ability to work with Library staff, faculty, students, and community patrons
 Should be able to bend/twist and lift 20 lbs.
 Works Sundays-Thursdays while the University is in session
Preferred Qualifications:
 Second Master’s degree in a specific subject area helpful
 Knowledge of Google Apps such as Mail, Calendar, Documents, and Sites
 Experience with Social Media such as Facebook and blogs

DUTIES:

Responsibilities:
Reference Service:
o Shares Reference Desk duties with other Librarians by providing assistance to students/faculty/patrons regarding online and traditional searches, etc.
o Designs weekly Reference Desk schedule
o Coordinates Reference meetings and agendas
o Creates materials for Library marketing program including, but not limited to, campus newspaper ads, blog entries, etc. in conjunction with the Library Director
o Functions as Library Liaison for select academic departments
o Supervises students who assist in Reference area
o Participates in Reference Collection development and evaluation
o Works evenings or weekends, as needed, in the staff rotation
Instruction:
o Teaches Library Instruction classes to various members of the University community at the Main Campus, Ballantyne Campus, and other instruction sites and/or locations
o Pursues the latest technology and teaching styles in order to create effective Instruction classes
o Develops LibGuides for all classes taught
o Tailors subject-specific classes based upon professorial request (with appropriate notice)
o Works with the Library Director to design and conduct programming opportunities and workshops as needed for all constituents
o Organizes and prepares Instruction-related data sets
Other Library Assignments:
o Assists in weeding and local holdings maintenance
o Assists Access Services Manager and InterLibrary Loan Student Assistants with research as needed
o Participates in general collection development
o Works with the Library Director regarding the evaluation and enhancement of user services
Serves on University committees as required
Other duties as assigned

TO APPLY:

Application Procedure: Interested candidates should provide via email a letter of interest, resume and three work-related references to hr@wingate.edu.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

http://www.wingate.edu/uploads/cms/file/reference%20instruction%20librarian%282%29.pdf

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Director of the Health Sciences Library and AUL for the Health Sciences, UNC Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library, Chapel Hill, NC

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THE UNIVERSITY AND THE LIBRARIES

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the country’s oldest state university. UNC-Chapel Hill has an enrollment of approximately 29,000 students, employs more than 3,500 members of the faculty, and offers 69 doctoral degrees as well as professional degrees in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy and law.  Library collections include over 6.5 million volumes. The Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and the Center for Research Libraries.  Together with the libraries at Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and North Carolina State University, the members of the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) provide services and collections to their students, faculty, and staff in support of the education, research, and service missions of the universities.

The University Library invests proudly in its employees, strives to create a diverse environment of respect and collaboration, and encourages vision and innovation.

THE REGION

The Triangle region is one of the most desirable places to live and work in North America and offers its residents a wide array of recreational, cultural, and intellectual activities. The mountains or the seashore are less than half day’s drive from Chapel Hill.

The University of North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.

SALARY:

This is a twelve-month academic librarian appointment; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Standard state benefits of annual leave, sick leave, and State or optional retirement plan. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, librarians enjoy the benefit of academic status and are members of the faculty council.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science or related advanced degree; significant achievement in the administration of health sciences libraries including effective budget management and the demonstrated ability to lead the development of innovative programs that serve disciplines within the health sciences; a record of success in strategic planning and implementation, collection management, information technology, and staff and organizational development; a commitment to excellence in research and teaching; a record of collegiality and accomplishment in collaborative activity; a strong understanding of the issues of scholarly communication and the challenges faced by health sciences libraries; the ability to articulate a vision and provide strategic direction for libraries in the rapidly changing information environment and to provide leadership at the national and regional levels on health sciences library issues.

Preferred: A record of support for global research, teaching and service; demonstrated success with development activities and fundraising; understanding of issues confronting health education and research; commitment to and demonstrated success in the areas of professional service, activity and publication.

DUTIES:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s oldest public university, is accepting applications for the position of Director of the Health Sciences Library and AUL for the Health Sciences.  The Health Sciences Library (HSL) (http://hsl.lib.unc.edu/) serves the instructional, clinical, and research information needs of the UNC Hospitals, Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, the North Carolina AHEC Program, as well as the citizens of North Carolina. The HSL is a Resource Library in the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.  One of the premier health sciences libraries in the country, UNC’s HSL is uniquely positioned on a major research university campus with all five health affairs schools, a top-ranked School of Information and Library Science, and a large hospital system.  The HSL has a collection of 450,000 volumes, with a strong and developing component of electronic journals and books.  Total expenditures are $8.4 million with close to 60 librarians and staff.  It regularly employs and trains students from the UNC School of Information and Library Science, and has hosted numerous National Library of Medicine Associates.  HSL occupies a recently renovated, technology-adapted building with 68,000 assignable square feet.

The Director of the Health Sciences Library and AUL for the Health Sciences reports to the Associate Provost for University Libraries and serves on the University Library administrative council, contributing to library- and campus-wide leadership.  HSL has a faculty/student advisory board that provides advice on budget and policy matters.  The Director is responsible for leadership and general administration of the Health Sciences Library, including budget management, planning and policy formulation, oversight and innovative development of the Library’s user services, collection development programs, cooperative activities and outreach to the five Health Affairs schools and the hospital, facilities and infrastructure, and technology innovation.  The Director will lead and participate in fundraising and revenue development including contracts, grants, and other sources.  The Director is responsible for leading, supporting and developing a dynamic staff and for exemplifying innovative, collaborative, service-oriented practices.  The Director participates in university-wide programs as appropriate and may represent the entire library system locally, regionally or nationally.

AVAILABLE:

January 1, 2015

APPLY BY:

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by the begin review date.

TO APPLY:

Please visit http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/49905 and complete the online application. Please include a letter of application, a resume and the name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number of three professional references, one of which must be a current supervisor.  Additionally, please indicate in your cover letter where you first learned of this position.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

http://library.unc.edu/personnel/employment/

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Electronic Records Archivist, UNC Chapel Hill University Library, Chapel Hill, NC

NOTE:

THE UNIVERSITY AND THE LIBRARIES
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the country’s oldest state university. UNC-Chapel Hill has an enrollment of approximately 29,000 students, employs more than 3,500 members of the faculty, and offers 69 doctoral degrees as well as professional degrees in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy and law.  Library collections include over 6.5 million volumes. The Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and the Center for Research Libraries.  Together with the libraries at Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and North Carolina State University, the members of the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) provide services and collections to their students, faculty, and staff in support of the education, research, and service missions of the universities.

The University Library invests proudly in its employees, strives to create a diverse environment of respect and collaboration, and encourages vision and innovation.

THE REGION
The Triangle region is one of the most desirable places to live and work in North America and offers its residents a wide array of recreational, cultural, and intellectual activities. The mountains or the seashore are less than half day’s drive from Chapel Hill.

The University of North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.

SALARY:

This is a twelve-month academic librarian appointment; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Standard state benefits of annual leave, sick leave, and State or optional retirement plan. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, librarians enjoy the benefit of academic status and are members of the faculty council.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: ALA accredited master’s degree in library or information science or advanced degree in archives administration, public history or other relevant field. Coursework or experience resulting in knowledge of principles and practices governing the management and preservation of electronic records and of digital preservation theory and practice. Demonstrated project management experience. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with administrative staff, faculty, information technology staff, and library and curatorial staff. Knowledge of metadata standards, reformatting guidelines, and issues pertaining to institutional repositories. Superior interpersonal, communication, and writing skills. Evidence of commitment to the archival profession by memberships and participation in professional associations, and record of ongoing professional development and contribution.

Preferred: Understanding of principles of database management, enterprise architecture, and systems analysis. Administrative and supervisory experience. Superior problem solving ability. Prior academic library or higher education work experience. Grant writing and management experience.

DUTIES:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a creative, collaborative, enthusiastic professional for the position of Electronic Records Archivist. The individual in this position will provide leadership in managing born-digital University records and will provide expert advice and consulting to special collections and other Library staff on issues concerning born-digital collection materials.

Reporting to the University Archivist, the Electronic Records Archivist will participate in the appraisal, acquisition, management, and preservation of records of the University and UNC General Administration, with a particular focus on born-digital institutional records with historical, evidential, or administrative value to the University. The Electronic Records Archivist will work with other University Archives and Records Management Services staff on outreach to University departments on the acquisition of born-digital institutional records, and on training for University staff in the proper management of born-digital institutional records, including electronic mail.

The Archivist will participate in the development and implementation of the Library’s archival preservation standards for born-digital materials to ensure that procedures and capabilities, including those regarding appropriate content, metadata standards, and access conditions, adhere to accepted professional standards. The Electronic Records Archivist will also work closely with staff of the Carolina Digital Repository to develop specifications, and test and implement policies, tools, and workflows for ingesting and managing born-digital materials. The incumbent will participate in University committees and other groups to provide expertise on archival and preservation standards and on North Carolina public records laws and regulations governing the management and disposition of official electronic records.

Additionally, the Electronic Records Archivist will supervise graduate research assistants and interns, and will manage grant and other externally funded support for born-digital materials and electronic records management as needed. The Archivist will maintain an awareness of proposed and developing standards affecting born-digital materials, and may represent the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and its libraries at appropriate conferences and meetings relative to born-digital materials, electronic records management, and institutional repositories.

The Electronic Records Archivist will participate in public services with a regular weekly reference desk shift and occasional weekend desk service. The incumbent will also work with the University Archivist, Library Development, and others on fund-raising, donor relations, and grant development.

The Electronic Records Archivist will participate in Library-wide initiatives and will serve on committees and task forces. The individual in this position is expected to be active in scholarly and library professional organizations and the academic community. Demonstrated professional achievement, service, and scholarly/creative activity are required for reappointment and promotion in rank.

AVAILABLE:

November 1, 2014

APPLY BY:

Review of applications will begin on September 24, 2014.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by the begin review date.

TO APPLY:

Please visit http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/49904 and complete the online application. Please include a letter of application, a resume and the name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number of three professional references, one of whom must be a current supervisor.  Additionally, please indicate in your cover letter where you first learned of this position.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

http://library.unc.edu/personnel/employment/

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